A dying Marshal gives his identification papers to Tom Denton (Tom Tyler). After Tom arrives in town, the papers drop and are found during a fight so Tom decides to assume the Marshal's identity. Mason (William Gould), the chief, now sends Rattler (Slim Whitaker), the killer of the Marshal, to also kill Tom. But when he overhears Tom is a fake, they change their plans and now go to arrest Tom for the murder of the Marshal.
December 1, 2019 Subject:
Tom Tyler - Another Okay Western
Tom Tyler (Tom Denton) and his pal Eddie Gribbon (Soapy )are befriended by a man, Tom London, who is soon murdered and turns out to have been Ranger Bob Adams. Tom, who takes on Adams' identity and Soapy decide to track down the killer and head for a town called Rio, which it turns out is plagued by thieves and tough guys. When cutie Marion Shilling, the real Adams' sister shows up and says Tom's not her brother, things get sticky. With the the killers after him, Tom cooks up a plan to force Adams' killer into the open and capture the other gang members. Shilling, between 1929-36, appeared in 43 films before retiring - she became an accomplished horsewoman over the course of her career aided by instruction from Buck Jones. There is enough shooting and fighting and a twist or two to keep the action moving and the viewer interested.